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Frederick Robert WARD

Regimental number261
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Cook, Richmond, Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Ward, c/o A A Paine, Butcher, Brandon
Previous military serviceYes. 2nd Infty. K.R. 2 months
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Rachael Ann WARD
Discharge date13 April 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wandilla'; disembarked 14 January 1916; discharged Brisbane, 13 April 196.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 April 1923
Age at death27
Place of burialTownsville Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARD Frederick Robert

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